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Tickets On Sale Now As DIRTY DANCING IN CONCERT Comes To 36 Cities Across North Photo Tickets On Sale Now As DIRTY DANCING IN CONCERT Comes To 36 Cities Across North America
by A.A. Cristi on June 24, 2022 in Columbus

Relive the timeless love story of Baby and Johnny as global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), GEA Live, Karl Sydow and Innovation Arts & Entertainment announce Dirty Dancing in Concert, celebrating the film's 35th anniversary on a full-size cinema screen with a band and singers live on stage.
Photos: First look at Little Theatre Off Broadway's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BR Photo Photos: First look at Little Theatre Off Broadway's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN
by Jerri Shafer on June 24, 2022 in Columbus

Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts gang explore life's great questions as they play baseball, struggle with homework, sing songs, swoon over their crushes, and celebrate the joy of friendship.
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Announces Winner Of Jackie Demaline Regional Collegi Photo Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Announces Winner Of Jackie Demaline Regional Collegiate Playwrighting Competition
by Grace Cutler on June 23, 2022 in Columbus

The winner of this year’s prize is Steven Strafford (Ohio University) for his play THE MATCH GAME, which will receive a full-length staged professional reading on July 31, 2022, at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati.
Photos: First look at Evolution Theatre Co's BIRDS OF A FEATHER Photo Photos: First look at Evolution Theatre Co's BIRDS OF A FEATHER
by Jerri Shafer on June 23, 2022 in Columbus

Celebrate PRIDE 2022 with Evolution Theatre - Central Ohio's LGBTQIA Theatre Company as they present the area premiere of Birds of a Feather by Marc Acito. On the surface, it's about two male penguins who partnered, adopted an egg, hatched and raised a chick together. But in reality, it's about so much more!
Photos: Inside New Albany Middle School's PERFORMANCE AT THE COLUMBUS ARTS FEST Photo Photos: Inside New Albany Middle School's PERFORMANCE AT THE COLUMBUS ARTS FEST
by Jerri Shafer on June 23, 2022 in Columbus

New Albany Middle School was selected to perform as the only Middle School on the ABC6 Bicentennial Park Stage at the 2022 Columbus Arts Festival. This was a wonderful opportunity for these 6th, 7th and 8th grade students to share their passion for musical theatre with their community! The NAMS Theatre Department performed selections from their recent productions of “Xanadu Jr.”, “Mary Poppins Jr.” and finished off with the number “We don’t talk about Bruno” from the smash hit “Encanto”. Director: Melissa Gould, Musical Director: Sean Hooper. Performers: Aline Bhat, Anna Fishbaugh, Annie Trybus, Ava Baker, Ava Feisel, Brie Funk, Cali Russell, CJ Gaines, Drew Wintersteller, Ella Davis, Eva Vian, Eve Limpach, Evie Nacht, Gabby Lewis, Ghost Thomas, Gia Ellenberg, Hope Rooney, Ian Kopf, Kayla Haynes, Kendall Beus, Lee Brechter, Lila Griveas, Lilly Steel, Maggie Hill, Maria Thiel, Myles Patton, Neil Teri, Noelle Griffith, Olivia Fuller, Olivia Horne, Olivia Smith, Parker Cohn, Regan James, Riley Malone, Riley Snead, Riley Walsh and Sahil Shah. Crew : Carter Purcell, Ella Proudfoot
Photos: Inside New Vision Dance Co.'s PERFORMANCE AT THE COLUMBUS ARTS FEST Photo Photos: Inside New Vision Dance Co.'s PERFORMANCE AT THE COLUMBUS ARTS FEST
by Jerri Shafer on June 22, 2022 in Columbus

New Vision Dance Company was selected to perform on the ABC6 Bicentennial Park Stage at the 2022 Columbus Arts Festival. This was a wonderful opportunity for these talented dancers to share their passion with their community! New Vision is launching the first ever New Albany Dance Festival on July 30, 2022. The company performed pieces choreographed by Artistic Director Melissa Gould as well as company members Lili Engel, Janaya Davis, Jonathan Hill and Jessica Gould. NVDC was joined by guest vocal artists Emily Baird, Lorelei Roeger and Emma Wintersteller. New Vision Dance Company members performing: Arnav Nawani, Charlotte Rutherford, Clara Love, Dominic Catrone, Elise Pierson, Erykah Strickland, Janaya Davis, Jennifer Myers, Jessica Gould, Joe Gould, Jonathan Hill, Lauren Seger, Lexi Daniels, Lili Engel, Rachel Cory, Sally Squires and Sydnie Liggins.